2015 Money for Small Business Exports

World Trade Club business luncheon

Money for Small Business Exports

November 10, 2015 Seattle, WA

Your company may qualify for up to $5,000 for export expenses!

Washington small businesses may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 to help increase export sales, as part of the Export Washington program. Learn more about Export Vouchers and how to apply by attending the World Trade Club’s November business luncheon on the Seattle waterfront.


View materials from Bob Deane's presentation on export resources: The World is Open for Your Business [members only, please log in to view].

Find out more about Washington's Export Voucher program by visiting the Washington State Department of Commerce's export website: www.ExportWashington.com.


Julie Monahan
Export Voucher Program Manager, State of Washington

Julie was part of the original team that launched the STEP program for Washington State in 2011, with responsibility for outreach and communications. She returns to the program as manager of the Export Voucher program and she continues to lead the program’s marketing and outreach activities. Julie has a background in marketing communications and business journalism. Her articles on small business development, technology, and general interest topics have appeared in numerous national and regional publications.

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Bob Deane
Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Bob Deane is a Senior International Trade Specialist with the Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC), U.S. Department of Commerce, and responsible for providing U.S. Government export promotional services to U.S. firms. Bob is responsible for industry sectors that include forest products and building materials, HVAC, architecture/construction/engineering services, dental, pharmaceuticals, health care and medical equipment. Bob has been with the Department for 15 years and previously was in the private sector as an export manager for a small firm and served as an international trade specialist for a state economic development agency.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

2200 Alaskan Way, 4th floor, Seattle, WA 98121


Executives, CFOs, International Business Development managers


Price includes lunch, program, and networking. Space is limited.

  • Members: $32.00
  • Public: $42.00


11:30 am Registration and Networking
12:00 pm Welcoming remarks 
12:05 pm Participant introductions
12:15 pm Lunch served
12:20 pm Export Voucher program presented by 
Julie Monahan, Export Voucher Program Manager for Washington State
 - Export Voucher Program Overview
 - Eligibility
 - Application Process
12:35 pm International Trade Assistance
Bob Deane, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service
12:45 pm Question & Answer session
1:00 pm Closing remarks & networking
1:30 pm Program concludes

Choice of Pork Char Sui Banh Mi, Jerk Chicken , or Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich.

Thank you to our partner organizations:

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